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THE BODY IS THE TEMPLE The body is the place where mind happens – including consciousness, sensations, thoughts, feelings, behaviour, and spirituality. You live and breathe as a miraculous, thinking, feeling manifestation of the loving and intelligent energy which literally re-creates the universe e …

DIE TEMPEL IS DIE LIGGAAM Die liggaam is waar jou gemoedslewe – bewussyn, sensasies, gedagtes, gevoelens, gedrag en geloof – gebeur. Jy stap inderdaad letterlik rond as „n wonderbaarlike, lewende, denkende, voelende manifestasie van die volmaakte liefdevolle Intelligensie wat die heelal elke sekonde …

Symptoms Depression can change or distort the way you see yourself, your life, and those around you. People who have depression usually see everything with a more negative attitude, unable to imagine that any problem or situation can be solved in a positive way. Symptoms of depression can include: • …

A MEANINGFUL LIFE THE SIX CORE PRINCIPLES OF ACCEPTANCE AND COMMITMENT THERAPY (ACT): 1. DEFUSION Recognizing thoughts, images, and memories for what they are – just words and pictures – and allowing them to come and go as they please, without fighting them, running from them, or giving them more at …

What Happens When You Have a Panic Attack It’s More Than Being Scared Having a panic attack. Your body’s “fight or flight” response kicks into high gear. It can seem to come from nowhere — maybe as you walk down the street or do the laundry. It can even wake you out of a sound sleep. There’s often …

When You’re Worried About How Much You Worry These disorders come in many forms, like a panicked feeling in social situations or constant anxiety about your health, your job, or your family. If you can’t seem to shake something like this, talk to your doctor. She can work with you to figure out what …

  How Much Is Too Much? Anxiety is part of life — we all feel it from time to time. When you do, there are a few things you can try to help calm your emotions. If you feel anxious often and nothing seems to help, talk with your doctor about other ways to manage it. Exercise You don’t have to t …

The Line Between Conscientious and Neurotic The pressure to be perfect can be a source of motivation or a source of great anxiety. My son Josiah is on the freshman football team at his high school. He had his first game of the season on Wednesday. For almost a week leading up to that game, he was vi …

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Shifting the Spotlight from the Stage to the Audience Huntington Lake, which lies 2,500 feet up in the Sierra Nevada mountains southeast of Yosemite, has been the home of Boy Scout Camp Kern since 1939. The lake is a deep reservoir known for frigid, clear blue water and excellent fishing. Source: CC …

Jealousy – Love’s Destroyer From heresy, frenzy and jealousy, good Lord deliver me ~ Ludovico Ariosto. Not only is the feeling of jealousy not conducive for relationship building and effective communication, but it just doesn’t feel very good. Are you familiar with that uncomfortable tightness in yo …

Many people with mental illnesses have thoughts of suicide, or attempt suicide. Suicide is the main cause of premature death in people with mental health problems,1 but many suicides can be prevented. This factsheet looks at risk factors for suicide and ways in which suicide might be prevented. Many …

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) can be seen as quite controversial and it is sometimes portrayed dramatically on TV and in films. It is still used to treat some symptoms of mental illness, but its use has significantly decreased in recent years and it is used far less than medication and talking the …

Codependency

Codependency Codependency is a pattern of relating that is characterized by living through or for another, controlling others, attempting to fix other people’s problems, and intense anxiety around intimacy. It occurs when someone (spouse, parent, sibling, co-worker, or friend) allows another person’ …

Borderline Personality Disorder

Do You, or Someone You Love, Have Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder Trying to determine if you or someone in your life may suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder? You will soon find out, however, that this is a complex question. There are no simple beha …

The Internet and particularly the smartphone appear to hamper our ability to manage and balance time, energy, and attention—and they can be addictive. Ease of access, disinhibition, content stimulation, time distortion (dissociation), perceived anonymity, as well powerful activation of neurobiologic …

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